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Wed 28 Nov 2007
Rally Brothers to take on ROC Elite

Rally Brothers to take on ROC Elite

World Rally Championship (WRC) brothers Petter and Henning Solberg have laid down the gauntlet to The Race of Champions competition after being announced as the newest team for the Wembley extravaganza next month. Just eight points separate...

Sun 25 Nov 2007
Multi-champions are the norm for The ROC

Multi-champions are the norm for The ROC

Andy Priaulx clinched his third consecutive World Touring Car Championship yesterday whilst American star Jimmie Johnson claimed a second NASCAR Nextel Cup, further adding to the multitude of motor racing titles already held by the elite ...

Fri 23 Nov 2007
ROC announces car line-up

ROC announces car line-up

CHAMPION CARS AND DRIVERS FOR ROC With The Race of Champions (ROC) full of star names, the cars needed to be worthy of the incredible line-up so organisers are today delighted to confirm two of the biggest names in motorsport. Both Ford, the...

Sat 17 Nov 2007
Testing, testing in Daytona, day twoHeadline

Testing, testing in Daytona, day two

TESTING, TESTING, 1 - 2 In a test where anyone could've done almost anything they wanted to cars that didn't have to undergo official technical inspections or likewise gain approvals, it nevertheless appears 12 Daytona Prototypes turned laps ...

Schumacher geared up for RoC
F1

Schumacher geared up for RoC

With exactly one month to go before the world's best drivers descend on London's Wembley Stadium for The Race of Champions, Michael Schumacher has been warming up for his return to racing. The seven-time Formula One champion has revisited former...

WTCC star completes Team France for ROC

WTCC star completes Team France for ROC

Team France's Yvan Muller WTCC STAR COMPLETES TEAM FRANCE FIA World Touring Car Championship title contender Yvan Muller will join The Race of Champions in London this December, partnering Sebastien Bourdais for the event's Team ...

Thu 15 Nov 2007
Testing, testing in Daytona, day oneHeadline

Testing, testing in Daytona, day one

TESTING, TESTING 1 Oswaldo Negri, driving Michael Shank Racing's No. 60 Ford-Riley, turned a 1:41.502 (126.264 mph) -- unofficially the fastest lap of the 19 Daytona Prototypes at Daytona International Speedway for the a 'get-acquainted' test of...

Wed 14 Nov 2007
Mon 12 Nov 2007
UK Winter Cup: Andrew Herron Croft race report

UK Winter Cup: Andrew Herron Croft race report

WINTER VICE-CHAMPION HERRON TAKES MAIDEN CLIO WIN Andrew Herron produced a faultless lights-to-flag performance during round three of the ELF Renault Clio Cup Winter Championship at Croft Circuit in North Yorkshire this morning to claim a...

Sat 10 Nov 2007
UK Winter Cu[: Andrew Herron Croft Friday notes

UK Winter Cu[: Andrew Herron Croft Friday notes

HERRON AIMING FOR WINTER CUP GLORY AT CROFT Northern Ireland's Andrew Herron has high hopes of fighting for the 2007 ELF Renault Clio Cup Winter Championship title at Croft Circuit in North Yorkshire tomorrow, Saturday, 10th November, with just...

McRae legacy will continue at ROC

McRae legacy will continue at ROC

Following the tragic death of Colin McRae in September, The Race of Champions can today announce that his brother, Alister, will take his place in the December event to honour the 1995 World Rally Champion. Colin was one of the first to sign...

Wed 07 Nov 2007
Indy 500 racer Freeland dies at 82

Indy 500 racer Freeland dies at 82

EIGHT-TIME INDIANAPOLIS 500 STARTER FREELAND DIES AT 82 INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007 -- Don Freeland, an eight-time starter in the Indianapolis 500 from 1953-60 and the third-place finisher in 1956, died Nov. 2 in San Diego after a period...

Winter Cup: Niki Lanik Donington summary

Winter Cup: Niki Lanik Donington summary

LANIK IN WINTER WONDERLAND WITH DONINGTON DOUBLE Defending ELF Renault Clio Winter Cup champion Niki Lanik (Ashurst Wood) made the perfect start to his title defence with victory in rounds one and two at Donington Park National circuit on ...

Tue 06 Nov 2007
USAR: 2008 USAR schedule

USAR: 2008 USAR schedule

<pre> USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series 2008 Schedule Southern Division Schedule DATE DAY TRACK SIZE LOCATION 1. Mar. 15 Sat. USA Int'l Speedway 0.75 Lakeland,...

Winter Series Donington Park: Andrew Herron Saturday notes

Winter Series Donington Park: Andrew Herron Saturday notes

DOUBLE DONINGTON PODIUM BOOSTS HERRON'S WINTER CUP BID ELF Renault Clio Cup sensation Andrew Herron got his Winter Championship campaign off to an excellent start at Donington Park National Circuit today, a double podium finish placing him...

CAMS statement on death of Paul Flintoft

CAMS statement on death of Paul Flintoft

STATEMENT - CONFEDERATION OF AUSTRALIAN MOTOR SPORT It is with deep regret that the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) confirms that a motor sport competitor has died following an incident at the Mount Buller Sprint tarmac rally...

Sat 03 Nov 2007
ROC: Wembley transformation weeks away

ROC: Wembley transformation weeks away

WEMBLEY TO UNDERGO TARMAC TRANSFORMATION FOR ROC Wembley Stadium's famous football pitch is set to be tarmacked in less than four weeks' time when newly-appointed contractors FM Conway pave the way for The Race of Champions next month. The...

ETCC: Adria: Series weekend summary

ETCC: Adria: Series weekend summary

POSITIVE OUTCOME FOR THIRD FIA ETCC The third edition of the FIA European Touring Car Cup was placed in the archives with very positive outcome. 38 drivers from 12 countries took part in the event at the wheel of cars built from 12 different...

Fri 02 Nov 2007
Andrew Herron Donington test summary

Andrew Herron Donington test summary

DONINGTON TEST CONFIRMS HERRON'S WINTER CUP HOPES Saloon car sensation Andrew Herron remains confident of challenging at the front of the field during Saturday's opening two rounds of the 2007 ELF Renault Clio Cup Winter Championship after...

Wed 31 Oct 2007
ETCC: Adria: SEAT weekend summary

ETCC: Adria: SEAT weekend summary

MICHEL NYKJAER WINS AT THE ADRIA CIRCUIT SEAT wins the FIA European Touring Car Cup for the second year running SEAT has won its second consecutive FIA European Touring Car Cup title thanks to Danish pilot Michel Nykjaer and the GR Asia team...

Winter Series: Andrew Herron Confirms Winter Series

Winter Series: Andrew Herron Confirms Winter Series

HERRON CONFIRMS WINTER SERIES CHALLENGE WITH JHR Rookie ELF Renault Clio Cup sensation Andrew Herron is delighted to confirm his participation in the upcoming 2007 Winter Championship after agreeing a late deal to continue with the crack JHR ...

Mon 29 Oct 2007
ETCC: Adira: Race two report

ETCC: Adira: Race two report

NYKJÆR AND BASOV WIN FIA EUROPEAN CUPS Before 10,000 spectators, the 38 competitors of the third FIA European Touring Car Cup delivered two exciting races in Adria. By winning the second, freshly-crowned Danish Touring Car Champion ...

ETCC: Adria: Race one report

ETCC: Adria: Race one report

ENGSTROM AND BASOV WIN EXCITING FIRST RACE The first race of the third FIA European Touring Car Cup turned to a double win for the Honda drivers. Tomas Engstrom from Sweden won both, the overall race and the Super 2000 class, making a perfect...

Sun 28 Oct 2007
NHRA on Glick passing

NHRA on Glick passing

FRIEND OF NHRA, LEGENDARY MOTORSPORTS REPORTER GLICK DIES AT 87 GLENDORA, Calif. -- Legendary Los Angeles Times motorsports reporter Shav Glick died early Saturday morning after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 87. The only...

An appeal for common senseHeadline

An appeal for common sense

It's not over until the fat lady sings, as they say, or in F1's case it's not over until there's been a meeting. There are not many people out there who would begrudge Kimi Raikkonen the 2007 drivers' title and the Finn won it fair and square on...

ETCC: Adria: Qualifying report

ETCC: Adria: Qualifying report

ENGSTROM TAKES ETCC POLE FOR HONDA Tomas Engstrom from Sweden claimed pole position today for the third FIA European Touring Car Cup in Adria, Italy. Jens Reno Moller from Denmark completed an all-Honda front row on the grid for tomorrow's...

ETCC: Adria: Entered competitors record set

ETCC: Adria: Entered competitors record set

A RECORD ENTRY OF 39 FOR THE ETCC The third edition of the FIA European Touring Car Cup, that will take place next weekend at the Adria Raceway, Italy, has already met with a brilliant result: a new record in terms of participations. After the...

IRL: Bobby Rahal on death of Shav Glick

IRL: Bobby Rahal on death of Shav Glick

STATEMENT FROM RAHAL LETTERMAN RACING CO-OWNER BOBBY RAHAL ON THE PASSING OF LOS ANGELES TIMES SPORTSWRITER SHAV GLICK The following is a statement made by three-time IndyCar/CART champion Bobby Rahal regarding the passing of long-time Los...

Sat 27 Oct 2007
ROC: Team Germany goes for youth to compliment experience
F1

ROC: Team Germany goes for youth to compliment experience

ROC TEAM GERMANY GOES FOR YOUTH TO COMPLIMENT EXPERIENCE Formula One's youngest new star Sebastian Vettel is teaming up with seven-time F1 Champion Michael Schumacher for The Race of Champions (ROC) when it takes over Wembley Stadium later this...

ETCC: Adria: Series Friday notes

ETCC: Adria: Series Friday notes

CHEVROLET MAKE THE PACE The third FIA European Touring Car Cup got underway today at the Adria Raceway in Italy with four 60-minute test sessions. The weather was drizzly for the first two sessions, and the track wet. In spite of this lap times...

Sat 20 Oct 2007
Journalist Shav Glick passes away

Journalist Shav Glick passes away

RESPECTED NEWSPAPER JOURNALIST SHAV GLICK PASSED AWAY EARLY THIS MORNING AFTER A YEAR-LONG BATTLE WITH MELANOMA. I have no more details than the fact that he died peacefully after what had been a very uncomfortable time for a man who had been so...

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: A precarious state of affairsHeadline

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: A precarious state of affairs

It's that time of year again - football is in full swing both professionally and in college, sweltering summer temps are subsiding to cooler fall weather, and American open-wheel racing has seen their two competing series, the IRL IndyCar Series...

Tue 16 Oct 2007
ETCC: Adria: Series preview

ETCC: Adria: Series preview

ADRIA IS READY TO HOST THE THIRD EDITION OF THE FIA EUROPEAN TOURING CAR CUP The third edition of the FIA European Touring Car Cup will take place on October 28th at the Adria Raceway, Italy. The provisional entry list (attached) includes 32...

DTC: Series Jyllandsringen summary

DTC: Series Jyllandsringen summary

Nykjær claimed first Danish Seat title John Nielsen and Casper Elgaard got fine finish to DTC career The 2007 Danish Touringcar Championship is Michel Nykjær. That was the conclusion after the second of three races on Sunday at ...

Sun 14 Oct 2007
Eyes wide shut in Daytona Beach?

Eyes wide shut in Daytona Beach?

Eyes Wide Shut in Daytona Beach? Commentary by Bill King One of the guilty pleasures of a race weekend at Lowe's Motor Speedway is the inevitable appearance of H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler [see below] in the media center, usually early in the week's ...